Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases: Progress and New by Abraham Fisher, Israel Hanin, Werner Poewe, Manfred Windisch

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These findings support the importance of psychiatric problem on activity of daily living in the PDD compared with AD, beyond the motor symptom. 91 Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment - Two Subgroups According to Spatial Navigation Defficit 1 1 3 4 J. Laczo , M. Vyhnalek , O. Vajnerova , M. Ort , 1 1 2 5 2 H. Magerova , M. Bojar , J. Bures , V Matoska , K. Vlcek , 1 J. Hort 1 Memory Disorders Unit, Department of Neurology, Charles University in Prague, 2nd School of Medicine, Prague, 2 Department of Neurophysiology of Memory, Institute of 3 Physiology, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Institute of Physiology, Charles University in Prague, 2nd School of 4 Medicine, Prague, Department of Psychiatry, Charles University in Prague, 1st School of Medicine, Prague, 5 Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Hematology and Immunology, Homolka Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic Background: Spatial navigation is impaired early in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and even in Mild cognitive impairment (MCI).

Barcikowska 1 Department of Neurodegenerative Disorders, Medical Research Centre, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 2 Department of Neurology, MSWiA Hospital, Warsaw, Poland PSEN 1 mutations are most prominent cause of familial, early onset Alzheimer’s disease (AD). There are more than 150 described mutations, although de novo mutation cases are really rare. We present the case of 31 years old woman, with very fast progressing Alzheimer’s disease, with previously described mutation . Age of onset was 29 years old, after giving a birth to second child.

F. Boeve , M. M. J. S. R. A. E. W. Dickson , 3 3 3 R. M. Pickering-Brown , J. E. J. C. Petersen , M. Hutton 2 Department of Neurology, Robert H. and Clarice Smith and Abigail Van Buren Alzheimer S Disease Research Program, 3 Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, Department of Neurogenetics, 4 Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, 5 Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, 6 Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA Background/Aims: Mutations in progranulin (PGRN) are associated with familial frontotemporal dementia and parkinsonism.

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